ASC Workshops and Study Sessions

In addition to our Peer Tutoring services and input from your instructor, North Florida Community College offers a variety of workshops for you through the Academic Success Center. These workshops take place throughout the semester at a variety of times and locations. We offer programs that will assist you in becoming a better writer, improve your time management and study skills, develop spreadsheets and databases, and overall student improvement. These opportunities are free of charge to each of our students.


Upcoming Workshops:

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ASC Workshop Topics:

Our staff welcomes any ideas for workshop topics that students would like to see offered. A current list of available topics is below.

Writing/Communication

  • MLA Format
  • APA Format
  • Basic Essay Format
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Write Now! Getting Started/Generating Ideas
  • Finding Credible and Reliable Sources: Search Smarter, Not Harder
  • Primary and Secondary Sources
  • The Craft of Writing: Improving Sentence Variety and Word Choice
  • Writing Research Papers (Series of sessions include picking/narrowing a topic, writing a thesis statement, planning/outlining, in-text citations, works cited, etc.)
  • The Finishing Touches: Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • Presentation Skills/Oral Presentations

Math/Science

  • Success Strategies for Math
  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Pass It On... (Helping your child with math homework)
  • Graphing Calculators (College Algebra and Statistics)
  • Looking Ahead to Logs (Logarithms in College Algebra)
  • Biology Study Skills
  • Writing Science Lab Reports
  • Mastering the Metric System
  • Math for Meds

Study Skills/Strategies for College Success

  • Note-taking Methods
  • Textbook/College Reading Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Working in Groups
  • Balancing School, Work, and Life
  • Motivation and Goal Setting
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Tackling Test Anxiety
  • Learning to Learn (Using your learning style to help you be a better learner)
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Desk Stretchers
  • Stress Busters: Stress Management Techniques
  • Highlighting Tips
  • Annotating

Technology

  • PowerPoint (Basic and Advanced)
  • Excel (Basic and Advanced)
  • Microsoft Word Basics
  • Degree Works
  • Navigating D2L
  • Smarthinking (24/7 Online Tutoring Service)

 Other

  • Navigating Online Courses
  • Economic Models
  • Know Your Options (AA, AS, Certificate Programs)